BUYING A HORSE

This video is not available to view remotely

Full length video - onsite only

This film is in copyright

This film is protected by copyright and is provided for personal, private viewing only. Please use the Hire, buy or ask a question button to ask about obtaining a copy of this film or a licence to use it, or to ask about its copyright status.

Find similar films

Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Cine mag

People/organisations:

  • Green family
  • Green’s Film Service / Green’s Topical Productions

Decade:

  • 1920s

Related films

VOTE FOR HARRY KEMP
1922 | bw | silent
GREAT GLASGOW FIRES
1925 | bw | silent
WILL FYFFE
1929 | bw | sound
HOW GUILD MARGARINE IS MADE
1928 | bw | silent

Please read Understanding catalogue records for help interpreting this information and Using footage for more information about accessing this film.

Overall rating:

Title: BUYING A HORSE

Reference number: 0719

Date: 1922c

Production company: Green's Film Service

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 1.00 mins

Description: An extract from a cinemagazine featuring the music hall comedians Power and Bendon.

Scottish Kinema Record notes that Power & Bendon were in performance at Glasgow Pavilion Feb 1922.

Film preserved by the National Film Archive.

Shotlist: No credits. Buying a horse. Power and Bendon, the popular pantomime comedians, entered the ranks of commerce. They nearly bought "an 'orse" - but in the dark weather, they couldn't find the money they didn't have. Green's (.09); Several horses are led into a snow-covered yard where they are examined by Power and Bendon with a view to purchase (.31); Having purchased a [pantomime] horse, they put it through its paces, finally succeeding in loading the apparently exhausted horse onto a cart which they then push out of shot (1.25)